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H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 04 to 29 January

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 04 to 29 January is as follows:

Week of 04 January: 

1.  Daniel J. Sargent. A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Introduction by Thomas Borstelmann, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

Reviewed by:

Mario Del Pero, Sciences Po, Paris

Daniel Immerwahr, Northwestern University

Thomas Schwartz, Vanderbilt University

Itai Sneh, City University of New York

Call for Discussants: Japan-US-China-USSR relations/Japan's search for security partnerships

Dear Colleagues:

It is our honor to have Professors Yutaka Kanda (Niigata U.) and Bart Gaens (the Finnish Institute of International Affairs & Osaka U.) in Osaka on 9 January 2016 (Saturday). We are looking for discussants for both sessions. You are welcome to the seminar, but please register (free) by sending email to Yone Sugita (sugita@lang.osaka-u.ac.jp) Seminar papers will be ready in January and will be distributed to confirmed participants only. 

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Author: 
Vera Axyonova
Reviewer: 
Julie Garey

Garey on Axyonova, 'The European Union's Democratization Policy for Central Asia: Failed in Success or Succeeded in Failure?'

Vera Axyonova. The European Union's Democratization Policy for Central Asia: Failed in Success or Succeeded in Failure? An Interdisciplinary Series of the Centre for Intercultural and European Studies Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 220 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-0694-3.

Reviewed by Julie Garey (Northeastern University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2015) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Diplo Article Review 578 on "Religious Rhetoric and the Evolution of George W. Bush’s Political Philosophy." [19 December 2015]

H-Diplo Article Reviews
No. 578
Published on 19 December 2015

H-Diplo Article Review Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii
Commissioned for H-Diplo by Thomas Maddux

Lauren Frances Turek.  “Religious Rhetoric and the Evolution of George W. Bush’s Political Philosophy.”  Journal of American Studies 48:4 (2014).  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021875814000681

Author: 
Serhii Plokhy
Reviewer: 
Andriy Zayarnyuk

Zayarnyuk on Plokhy, 'The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine'

Serhii Plokhy. The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 432 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05091-8.

Reviewed by Andriy Zayarnyuk (University of Winnipeg) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2015) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Author: 
Steve Marti, William John Pratt, eds.
Reviewer: 
David Lowe

Lowe on Marti and Pratt, 'Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947'

Steve Marti, William John Pratt, eds. Fighting with the Empire: Canada, Britain, and Global Conflict, 1867-1947. Studies in Canadian Military History Series. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019. 220 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7748-6041-3; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7748-6040-6. 

Author: 
Maile Arvin
Reviewer: 
Tom Smith

Smith on Arvin, 'Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania'

Maile Arvin. Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawai‘i and Oceania. Durham: Duke University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 311 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4780-0633-6

Reviewed by Tom Smith (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Eiichiro Azuma
Reviewer: 
Michael Thornton

Thornton on Azuma, 'In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire'

Eiichiro Azuma. In Search of Our Frontier: Japanese America and Settler Colonialism in the Construction of Japan's Borderless Empire. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. xii + 353 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-30438-3.

Reviewed by Michael Thornton (Yale University) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Tyrone L. Groh
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Chinchilla

Chinchilla on Groh, 'Proxy War: The Least Bad Option'

Tyrone L. Groh. Proxy War: The Least Bad Option. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. 255 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0818-4

Reviewed by Alexandra Chinchilla (University of Chicago) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Vince Houghton
Reviewer: 
Paul M. McGarr

McGarr on Houghton, 'The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin'

Vince Houghton. The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 248 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3959-0

Reviewed by Paul M. McGarr (University of Nottingham) Published on H-Diplo (May, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)